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Grandson accused in double homicide near Brussels, Ont.: OPP

Northumberland OPP say a teenager fled from police in a stolen vehicle along Hwy. 401 on July 26, 2022. Don Mitchell/Global News

Provincial Police in Huron County say murder charges have been laid against an 18-year-old man in connection with the two bodies found near Brussels, Ont., last week.

According to police, on March 30, at around 4 p.m., emergency services were called to a home on Graham Road to do a wellness check.

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After they arrived, they found a woman dead inside the home and the body of a man elsewhere on the property.

On Friday, police announced that they had arrested a family member in connection with the case.

On Monday, police identified the victims as 69-year-old Beverly Stevenson and 65-year-old Darwin Ducharme, who both lived in Huron East.

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They also said that Jadin Ducharme, 18, of Morris-Turnbery is facing multiple charges including two counts of second-degree murder and property obtained by crime over $5,000.

A police spokesperson told Global News that Jadin Ducharme is the grandson of Darwin Ducharme.

Brussels, which is a hamlet in the Municipality of Huron East, is located about an hour’s drive northeast of Kitchener.

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